31 proposals for the Logistics Hall of Fame

  • Focus on managers and entrepreneurs from logistics services, CEP and internet trading sectors.
  • Members of the nomination committee meet at the German Federal Ministry of Transport.

Munich, June 1, 2015. This year, the Logistics Hall of Fame has received 31 proposals from Austria, Germany, Japan, Switzerland and the USA - more than ever before. The names of the candidates will not be publicly announced, but “the proposals for the Logistics Hall of Fame read like a Who’s Who of international logistics”, says Anita Würmser, executive chairperson of the jury. Most of the names are entrepreneurs and managers from the logistics services, CEP and internet trading sectors.
At a meeting of the nomination committee at the Federal Ministry of Transport in June, the committee members will review all the proposals and nominate ten names in the first round of voting. In the second round of voting, the 46-strong expert jury will then elect the new member of the Logistics Hall of Fame from this shortlist. The vote of the jury will be announced in October, and the newly elected member will be officially inducted into the Logistics Hall of Fame during a festive reception at the Federal Ministry of Transport.

The members of the nomination committee will be:

  • Detthold Aden, member of the Logistics Hall of Fame
  • Dorothee Bär, State Secretary at the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital InfrastructureLogistics Coordinator of the Federal Government
  • Birgit Bauer, Editor-in-Chief, VerkehrsRundschau
  • Prof. Dr. Michael ten Hompel, Managing Director of the Fraunhofer IML Dortmund and member of the Logistics Hall of Fame
  • Thilo Jörgl, Editor-in-Chief, Logistik heute
  • Adalbert Wandt, President of the German Association of Road Haulage, Logistics and Disposal (BGL)
  • Anita Würmser, Executive Chairperson of the Logistics Hall of Fame jury

The initiative is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Transport as well as the relevant sector associations, media and companies, including the Port of Duisburg (duisport), logistics insurer Kravag, the Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone company, intralogistics provider Still, the Federal Central Cooperative for Road Transport (SVG) and the TimoCom freight exchange. 
The aim of the Logistics Hall of Fame is to document key milestones in logistics and honour the people behind them, in order to underline the performance capability of logistics and to improve the image of logistics. The Logistics Hall of Fame can be accessed free of charge at any time at www.logisticshalloffame.de.

Photos (Logistics Hall of Fame)

Background: 
The Logistics Hall of Fame was founded in 2003 and honours internationally leading figures who have made outstanding efforts to promote the further development of logistics and supply chain management. This eternal pantheon is also designed to remind future generations of the achievements of these individuals in the service of logistics. The aim of the Logistics Hall of Fame is to act as a worldwide platform to publicise the performance capability of logistics and its importance for society.
The Logistics Hall of Fame is a non-profit initiative supported by the world of politics, associations, the logistics industry and logistics science. The patron of the Hall of Fame is Alexander Dobrindt, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI).
Supporters of the Logistics Hall of Fame:
Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI)
German Association of Road Haulage, Logistics and Disposal (BGL)
German Association Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BME)
German Association for Business, Transport and Logistics (BWVL)
Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL)
Business+Logistic
DVV Media Group, Deutsche Verkehrs-Zeitung (DVZ)
Association of German Freight Forwarders and Logistics Operators (DSLV)
Deutsches Verkehrsforum (DVF)
Port of Duisburg (duisport)
Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone
Kravag Versicherungen
Lebensmittel Zeitung
LT-manager
Still 
Federal Central Cooperative for Road Transport (SVG)
TimoCom
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Sponsors

  • Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur
  • Bundesverband Güterkraftverkehr Logistik und Entsorgung
  • Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik
  • Bundesverband Wirtschaft, Verkehr und Logistik
  • Bundesvereinigung Logistik
  • BUSINESS+LOGISTIC
  • CHEP
  • Deutscher Speditions- und Logistikverband
  • Deutsches Verkehrsforum
  • Gebrüder Weiss
  • German Association of the Automotive Industry
  • German Parcel and Express Association (BIEK)
  • Hafen Duisburg AG
  • Humbaur
  • impact media projects
  • International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations
  • International Road Transport Union
  • Kögel Trailer
  • Lebensmittel Zeitung
  • LOGISTIK-Kurier
  • LT-manager
  • Panattoni Europe
  • PTV Group
  • STILL
  • trans aktuell
  • TRATON